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EYE ON AFRICA

Hissène Habré is sentenced to life in prison

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MEDIAWATCH

"The best way to afford a suit is to get a job"

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FOCUS

Victims speak out about alleged abuse by French priests

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THE DEBATE

Falluja: Make or break, Iraq offensive led by Shiite militias (part 1)

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THE DEBATE

Falluja: Make or break, Iraq offensive part of campaign on three fronts (part 2)

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ENCORE!

Music Show: Emily Loizeau, Paul Simon, James Blake

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#TECH 24

The rise of antibiotic resistant superbugs

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THE INTERVIEW

James Galbraith on Greece's debt crisis: ‘A default is inevitable’

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TALKING EUROPE

The European Union: United in right-wing nationalism?

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Latest update 08/05/2010

Europe's Greek tragedy

In October 2009, Greece’s public debt reached a terrifying 12.7 percent of GDP, kicking off a crisis in European markets that threatened the currency block's economic stability. After several months of hesitation, eurozone nations agreed in May to an aid package for Greece worth some €110 billion - but the austerity measures called for by the plan are brutal. For the latest reports, interviews and analysis on the Greek financial tragedy, log on to FRANCE24.com.

Background
'Spain’s situation is very different to Greece’s'

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French lawmakers approve Greece rescue package

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EU approves 110-billion-euro bailout package

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EU's Barroso confident that bailout will allow Athens debt crisis to be contained

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World leaders fear contagion of debt crisis

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France is 'fully determined' to help Greece

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